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Ben Anbeek
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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 10:39 am    Post subject: made a sword and scabbard         Reply with quote

Hi.

Just finished a sword and scabbard.
Sword : crossguard and pommel made by me and heat blued.
The inserts are made from gilded brass. One side engraved with ihc and a black horn ring on the other.
Handle is wooden core wrapped with leather and dyed black.
Blade made by saint george armory.

the scabbard is poplar core with black leather and gilded fittings.

hope you guy's like it



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David Lewis Smith




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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 2:19 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Really nice work, not the type of sword I normally like even and I really like this.
I am a viking sword guy but this is really fantastic looking, good work and dramatic

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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 3:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Lovely work! Thst chape in particular is very nice, where did you get it?
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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 3:06 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I suspect you MADE that chape Happy. OK, choke up.... what was your process? It's VERY good Happy.
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Ben Anbeek
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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 3:10 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Yes i made the shape my self

did it like this one only with a other point design

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PostPosted: Sat 15 Mar, 2014 5:25 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Ben Anbeek wrote:
Yes i made the shape my self

did it like this one only with a other point design

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That is EXCELLENT work... the chape is absolutely stunning, and you've done everyone a favor by showing how you did this:).

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Ben Anbeek
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PostPosted: Tue 18 Mar, 2014 7:54 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

No problem.
I always love to read and watch the DIY projects of other people.

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PostPosted: Thu 20 Mar, 2014 5:18 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

'Like it' Ben? Love it!

very nice work. Wish i had the time to do this kind of thing, so glad others get the chance.

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